Just a reminder that if you want to pitch an idea for a workshop, panel, roundtable or presentation for the 2016 Conference, the deadline is Tuesday, December 15th. Due to the high volume of proposals received, late submissions will only be considered on a case-by-case basis. Notifications on proposals will be sent out in early January 2016. To submit your proposal, click here.
We’re also excited to give you all a sneak peak at some of the confirmed keynote speakers who will be joining us at the Conference this year:
The Honorable Lorna G. Schofield– The Hon. Lorna Schofield is the first Filipina-American to serve as an article III federal judge for The Southern District of New York. The Southern District of New York encompasses the southern counties of New York State, including Manhattan. A graduate of New York University School of Law, Judge Schofield served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, prosecuting domestic terrorism, smuggling and tax fraud. Nominated by President Barack Obama in April of 2012, she was confirmed in a 91-0 vote by the United States Senate and received her commission in December 2012.
Ernabel Demillo- From 1996-2005 New Yorkers all across the city were greeted every morning by Ernbel Demillo as a fill-in anchor and reporter for FOX 5 New York’s morning show Good Day New York. She is currently the host for CUNY-TV’s Asian American Life, and is a professor of journalism at Saint Peter’s University if Jersey City, New Jersey. A Filipina New Yorker by way of California, Ernabel’s contributions to New York City’s Asian American community span many pages. Ernabel currently resides in New Jersey with her partner, John Muller and their daughter.
That’s just the top of the apple, folks! We have more outstanding, amazing Filipino-Americans planning on joining us for the conference! So don’t forget to register!!
Today’s October 1st!
Not only is it the start of a new month, but it’s also the start of Filipino-American History Month! And the Filipino-American National Historical Society Metro NY Chapter couldn’t be more excited at some of the events and social media campaigns that are occurring through the month!
FANHS National has set the official theme as
“1965-… Tipping Point for the Filipino American Community”
Share your or your family’s post 1965 immigration story, or your post 1965 experience with the hashtag #FANM2015!
And be sure to join us for:
Filipino American History Month Opening Ceremonies
October 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019, United States
Please join the Filipino American National Historical Society Metro New York Chapter as we hold the opening ceremony for Filipino American History Month! We will be giving our annual awards to outstanding community members for their contributions to the preservation and education of Filipino American History.
Other Events and Campaigns, and it’s just the beginning…
Please follow the Filipino American Museum for some interesting events going on this month, from readings of Jose Rizal to art and more!
To see what FANHS Chapters across the country are up to, check out the national website here.
Are you a Fil-Am Organization or Group in the NYC Metro area and having an event? Do you want us to boost your event by listing it on our website and social accounts? Then let us about it by submitting your event!
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